|11 Ten Years--Gaceta Sandinista - Shaping San Francisco|
Excerpted from Alejandro Murguia's essay "Poetry and Solidarity in the Mission" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Keywords: Sandinistas; newspapers; Gaceta Sandinista; Mission
|Save the News - Shaping San Francisco|
Newsrooms are hamstrung by the business practices of Wall Street and Big Media, even as newspaper circulation declines and TV news continues the race to the bottom. Both the San Francisco Chronicle and San Jose Mercury News recently laid off large portions of their newsroom staff. The Internet is vulnerable to the same marketplace compromises. Explore alternative business models to ensure journalism remains a lively piece of our civic life...
Keywords: media; journalism; newspapers; radio; newsrooms; resources; Wall Street; corporatization
|Radical Archiving and Cataloguing as Social History - Shaping San Francisco|
What role do nontraditional archives play in the preservation and interpretation of peoples' history? This open discussion will explore some of the opportunities and challenges of radical repositories. Some of the issues that will be addressed include:What defines a radical archive?What can be productive relations between community-based or independent archives and more established (and establishment) institutions?What tools and processes are making it easier to document, catalog, and share oppo...
Keywords: archives; history; historiography; silence; digital media; paper; books; newspapers; formats; storage; collections; stuff